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Real estate company officer given probation, $10,000 fine

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 16, 2015
Question: City Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro says his office continues to prosecute high-ranking white-collar criminals who victimize Honolulu businesses.

Lawsuit still awaits action in Lanai plane crash case

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 16, 2015
Q: Whatever happened to the lawsuit filed against Maui Island Air Inc. and the estate of Richard Rooney by the sister of a Maui County Planning Department employee killed in a plane crash on Lanai in 2014?

Program at botanical garden might allow feral pig hunts

By Deborah Manog Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 16, 2015
The idea for the city to save money by allowing local pig hunters to help cull feral pigs at the lush garden in Kaneohe hasn't been finalized. Since January 2014, the city Department of Parks and Recreation has been developing a Memorandum of Understanding that would allow local pig hunters to help control the feral pig population.

Kaimuki High grad handed long jail sentence in killing

By Gregg K. Kakesako Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 16, 2015
Was the Kaimuki High School graduate who was accused of killing a fellow Kaimuki alumnus in Los Angeles in May 2012 ever prosecuted?

Case of woman who vanished in 2008 has not been closed

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 16, 2015
Question: Whatever happened to the missing person's case of Kimberly Day Jacobs, who was last seen at her Waikiki apartment in August 2008?

Volunteers, donors pitch in to clean Hawaii isle ponds full of debris after Iselle

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 16, 2015
Question: Whatever happened to the Kapoho Vacationland subdivision on Hawaii island, where a storm surge from Tropical Storm Iselle pushed debris into anchialine ponds?

Drivers now allowed to use phones while engine is off

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 21, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to proposed changes in state law on the use of cellphones while driving?

UH-West Oahu dorm space for Tokai still under study

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 07, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the student dormitories that the University of Hawaii-West Oahu agreed to provide for Hawaii Tokai International College's adjacent campus in the Kapolei area?

Lack of funding stalled bid to give all students, teachers digital devices

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 24, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the Department of Education's plans to provide laptops for all Hawaii public school students and teachers?

Appointed caregivers keep UH's cat population in check

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 17, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the feral cat management program run by the Buildings and Grounds Management Office at the University of Hawaii at Manoa?

Youth Challenge Academy on Hawaii isle settling into 'more positive' site in Hilo

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 10, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to plans to relocate the National Guard's Hawaii Youth ChalleNGe Academy's facilities on Hawaii island?

Posting of signs helps curb shearwater deaths on Kauai

By Noelle Fujii / nfujii@staradvertiser.com Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 03, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the efforts to help wedge-tailed shearwaters on Kauai after a large colony on the island's south shore was killed by dogs and cats last year?

Police investigation 'ongoing' in Kauai woman's 2010 death

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 03, 2014
Question: Whatever happened in the investigation of the death of the Hawaii State Teachers Association Kauai office manager/secretary?

Plan to move monk seals on hold for several years

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 12, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the National Marine Fisheries Service's plan to move young Hawaiian monk seals to the main Hawaiian Islands from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands for a temporary stay as a way to boost survival rates?

Helicopter downed in town unfixable, but pilot flies on

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 05, 2014
Question: Whatever happened in the aftermath of that helicopter crash-landing in downtown Honolulu on May 8, 2013?

No action taken in Hawaii on pitch to shut post offices

By Timothy Hurley Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 05, 2014
QUESTION: Whatever happened to the plan to close five Hawaii post office branches? The U.S. Postal Service held meetings in September to gather public input regarding the proposal.

2011 anti-homeless effort put 445 people into shelters

By Sarah Zoellick Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 05, 2014
QUESTION: Whatever happened to Gov. Neil Abercrombie's 90-day plan to mitigate homelessness? ANSWER: The effort kicked off in May 2011 and concluded three months later as planned.

Police still in the dark after solar panel theft

By Rob Shikina Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 05, 2014
QUESTION: Whatever happened to the police investigation into the theft of more than 400 solar panels from a shipping container on military property in Aliamanu?

Cause of death undiscovered in Hilo woman's 2011 demise

By Leila Fujimori Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 05, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the case of a Hilo woman whose decomposed remains were found three years ago in a former sugar cane field in Hamakua?

Kawaihae Cave artifacts recovered in settlement are at Bishop Museum

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 10, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the 83 artifacts recovered from the Kawaihae Caves Complex following a 2006 settlement that required Bishop Museum and Native Hawaiian group Hui Malama I Na Kupuna O Hawai‘i Nei to share the $330,000 cost to recover the objects?

Use of controversial water-jet ocean crafts is limited across state

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 10, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the complaints about ocean craft activities that used water jets to lift riders into the air and their potential impact upon reef and fish?

Training, more staff in place to improve school food services

By Joie Nishimoto / jnishimoto@staradvertiser.com Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 20, 2014
Question:Whatever happened to the matter of handling food purchases, revenue and inventory at cafeterias in Hawaii's public schools following an internal Department of Education audit last year that rated its food services program as "unacceptable"in the areas of oversight, monitoring and accountability?

Producers informed that 'American Jungle' would have to obey rules

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 20, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the state's investigation into the Hawaii island reality TV series called "American Jungle" on the History Channel?

Tsunami debris that washed up in Hawaii

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 20, 2014
QUESTION: Whatever happened to debris from the March 11, 2011, tsunami in Japan traveling across the Pacific Ocean, and what about its effect on aquatic life?

Rusti the orangutan is alive and well and living in Honolulu

By Joie Nishimoto Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 20, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to Rusti, the 315-pound Sumatran-Bornean hybrid, who was brought to the Honolulu zoo in 1997?

Lingle maintains low profile as teacher on public policy

By Joie Nishimoto Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 30, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle? Answer: The two-term Republican governor, who served from 2002 to 2010, is teaching a class on public policy at California State University, Northridge.

State study might shed light on OxyELITE Pro illnesses

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: What's the status of the state Department of Health's investigation of the dozens of cases of liver damage connected to use of OxyELITE Pro dietary supplement?

Dog found in Kona reunited with owner after 8 years

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: What ever happened to the Illinois resident who had her dog taken away by her boyfriend, only to find eight years later that the animal had been left at the Humane Society in Kona on Hawaii island?

Former Macy's pianist now a recording artist

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to gifted pianist Chris Cerna, who regularly played at Macy's at Ala Moana Center?

Lack of funds stymies plan for swimming hall of fame

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to establishing a permanent home for the Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame?

Settlement to dispense $3.75M to victims in school sex assault case

By Ken Kobayashi Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the lawsuit against the Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind over accusations that students were sexually assaulted?

Case dropped against driver in crash that injured doctor

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the people who survived that horrible accident involving former University of Hawaii football star Colt Brennan?

Donovan’s job at UH remains unfilled since his 2012 departure

By Nanea Kalani Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the position the University of Hawaii at Manoa created last year during the “Wonder Blunder” mess, specifically, the position that was created for (former Athletic Director) Jim Donovan before he left? Was someone else found to fill the position or was it quietly eliminated?

Teen victim of shark attack resumes his surfing career

By Leila Fujimori Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the 16-year-old Big Island boy who was bitten by a shark?

Groups seeking donations to rebuild ahupuaa marker

By Leila Fujimori Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Question: Whatever happened to the stone ahupuaa marker at Castle Junction that was vandalized in August?

Second defendant faces trial over bogus Wonder concert

By Gregg K. Kakesako Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 02, 2014
Whatever happened to the promoters of the failed Stevie Wonder concert, who scammed the University of Hawaii out of $200,000?

Enemy of isle wiliwili trees defeated by African import

By Timothy Hurley Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 26, 2013
Whatever happened to that tiny alien wasp that began attacking native wiliwili trees in 2005? At the time there were dire predictions about the state's wiliwili trees being wiped out.

Special session to determine fate of marriage license suit

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 26, 2013
What ever happened to the same-sex marriage lawsuit filed in federal court in December 2011 by a couple after the state refused to issue them a marriage license?

'Made in Hawaii' law satisfies key supporter of beer labeling

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to Senate and House bills that called for beer packaging to clarify where the beer was produced if its label gives the impression that the beer was made in Hawaii but it wasn't?

Police investigation continues in death of woman on Kauai

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Whatever happened in the Amber Jackson murder investigation after her body was found in a remote, wooded area on Kauai three years ago?

Military continues probe of Vegas visitor's homicide

By Gregg K. Kakesako Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Has the Marine sergeant suspected of killing a Las Vegas woman in May been prosecuted?

Lawyer Modafferi builds new life, practice in Vegas

By Sarah Zoellick Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Whatever happened to Gary Modafferi, the prominent Honolulu defense attorney and former deputy prosecutor who pleaded guilty in 1998 to distributing crystal methamphetamine and three years ago was reauthorized to practice law in Hawaii?

Raise in reimbursement rate for foster care being studied

By Sarah Zoellick Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Whatever happened to state House and Senate initiatives introduced earlier this year that sought to increase the monthly reimbursement rate for foster parents for the first time since 1990?

Injury will postpone attempt to row boat across Pacific

By Amy Busek Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Whatever happened to Angela Madsen, the 53-year-old veteran who set out June 9 to become the first paraplegic to row a boat across the Pacific Ocean — from Santa Cruz, Calif., to Waikiki?

Hawaii Pops season begins in September and runs till May 31

By Steven Mark Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Whatever happened to Hawaii Pops, the new music organization announced by Matt Catingub in April?

Body found in fire identified, but cause of death unknown

By Gregg K. Kakesako Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 12, 2013
Question: Whatever happened in the case of the skeletal remains of a man uncovered in a Nanakuli brush fire in 2010?

Part of ‘Sustainability Plan’ incorporated in law, policies

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 11, 2013
QUESTION: Whatever happened to the state-funded Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Plan that took in opinions of thousands of people in an effort to reassess public policy directions?

Ecoterrorism theories raised in papaya vandalism cases

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 11, 2013
Whatever happened to the investigation of papaya farms that were vandalized on Hawaii island and Oahu in 2010 and 2011?

New building readied for physical education at Kalihi middle school

By Amy Busek Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 27, 2013
Whatever happened to plans for a new physical education building at King David Kalakaua Middle School in Kalihi? It was supposed to have been opened in fall 2012.

OHA still working on plans for Kakaako Makai property

By Sarah Zoellick Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 27, 2013
Whatever happened to plans to renovate the old Fisherman’s Wharf in Kakaako?

2 previous UH presidents remain in academic posts

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 16, 2013
Whatever happened to Evan Dobelle and David McClain, the immediate predecessors to University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood, who announced last week that she will retire in September?

Burning of boats used for shark-seeing tours remains unresolved

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 09, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to the arson case involving three boats owned by North Shore Shark Adventures that were destroyed in separate fires?

Reported pods of coqui frogs fail to pan out after big event

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 09, 2013
Whatever happened to a program on Oahu that sought to increase public awareness of coqui frogs by asking residents to step out at night, listen and report any sounds of the croaking critters?

FilCom center expects to install photovoltaic grid by close of this year

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 25, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to the Filipino Community Center’s plan to install a photovoltaic system?

Trash destined for mainland went to HPOWER, landfill after approval was lost

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 25, 2013
Whatever happened to the 20,000 tons of Oahu municipal waste that Hawaiian Waste Systems planned to ship to the U.S. mainland?

Kalakaua's recorded voice unintelligible despite effort

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 11, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to attempts to retrieve a voice recording of Hawaii King David Kala­kaua as he lay dying in a San Francisco hotel in 1891?

More than 15 years later, accident victim wears brace

By Marcie Kagawa Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 11, 2013
Whatever happened to Kathryn "Katie" McKenzie, the 11-year-old Kailua girl who was critically injured when a car plowed into her on a downtown Hono­lulu sidewalk in 1997?

Farrington’s auditorium should be ready next year

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 28, 2013
QUESTION: Whatever happened to plans to repair the roof of Farrington High School’s auditorium, which collapsed last year?

Illinois murder parolee ‘doing fine,’ official says

By Marcie Kagawa / mkagawa@staradvertiser.com Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 21, 2013
Whatever happened to Justin Boulay, the convicted murderer from Illinois who was released on parole after serving 12 years in prison and moved to Hawaii?

Center honoring nisei vets to have April grand opening

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 21, 2013
Whatever happened to the development of the Nisei Veterans Memorial Center on Maui honoring Americans of Japanese Ancestry who fought during World War II?

Pilot for national study of children wrapped up recruitment last fall

By Marcie Kagawa Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 21, 2013
Whatever happened with the National Children’s Study announced in October 2010 that would follow more than 1,000 Oahu newborns and soon-to-be-borns until age 21 to study how environmental and genetic influences affect American children?

Man who took photos in women’s restrooms now in Halawa prison

By Leila Fujimori Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 21, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to the man who was accused of using a cellphone to record video of a girl and a woman using public restrooms on Hawaii island?

Bicycle rental program suffers from lack of use

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 21, 2013
Whatever happened to the bike sharing program in Kailua that launched in May 2011?

Denver boots vanish from Leonard’s lot and building nearby

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 14, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to the practice of attaching wheel-immobilizing “boots” on unauthorized parked cars at Leonard’s Bakery and at an adjacent building on Kapahulu Avenue?

Investigation has no luck matching fingers to child

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 14, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to the police investigation into finding the child whose six fingers were found in a plastic bag in a Dumpster near Aala Park in 2012?

Tax agency data breach still under investigation; workers arrested, fired

By Marcie Kagawa Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 14, 2013
Whatever happened with the state investigation of internal security breaches in the state Department of Taxation’s computer database discovered in 2011, and which resulted in disciplinary action against some employees?

Bird let loose by vandals remains missing from zoo

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 24, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to the third bird that went missing from the Honolulu Zoo last March after vandals slashed open 24 bird cages?

Christmas time toy theft on video is an open case, with no charges yet filed

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 24, 2013
Question: Whatever happened to the six individuals who were caught on a surveillance video camera allegedly stealing toys from Toys R Us at Windward Mall in December 2011?

New gangway on the way, but ship needs dry-docking

By Marcie Kagawaka Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 03, 2013
Whatever happened to restoration efforts for the 134-year-old Falls of Clyde at Pier 7 in Honolulu Harbor?

City archery range to reopen with limits, shifted targets

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Question: What is the status of the Kapiolani Park archery range, which the city closed indefinitely on April 24 after an arrow was found on a nearby tennis court?

Broken outlet valve fixed as part of Lake Wilson work

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Whatever happened to plans to repair the water control system at Lake Wilson, including the broken valve that was draining the reservoir in March 2011?

No clues discovered in case of mother missing since May

By Gregg K. Kakesako Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Question: Whatever happened in the search for the Waipahu mother of three whose family put out a missing person's plea in May?

Ex-islander’s murder trial will begin early next month

By Gregg K. Kakesako Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Question: Was the Kaimuki High School graduate who was accused of killing a fellow Kaimuki alumni in Los Angeles in May ever prosecuted?

'Whole new section' replaced cut cable beneath the ocean

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the underwater fiber-optic cable that was severed in the ocean, disrupting service to about 400,000 Oceanic Time Warner Cable customers in 2010?

Church’s former secretary is free pending an appeal

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Whatever happened to the case involving Daria S. Bruce, former secretary of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kalaheo on Kauai, who was found guilty four years ago of stealing money from two church donations?

Man behind Koko Head fire left job shortly after incident

By Gordon Y.K. Pang Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Question: What ever happened to the City and County of Hono­lulu employee who fired off the flare at the Koko Head Gun Range last year that started the huge fire and required a helicopter to rescue hikers on the nearby trail?

Restoration work proceeds on Kamehameha home site

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Whatever happened to efforts to restore a large historic pond and islet of Hawaiian royalty in Lahaina?

Former Army lieutenant now runs restaurants in Vegas

By William Cole Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Watada, a 1996 Kalani High School graduate, became famous in 2006 for his refusal to deploy to Iraq, a war he denounced as illegal and unjust.

State settles suit on denial of mental health services

By Star-Advertiser staff Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Whatever happened to the class-action lawsuit over denial of mental health services by the state?

Kauai’s Koloa Camp vacated; development at standstill

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 20, 2012
Whatever happened to Koloa Camp in Kauai, one of the last remnants of Hawaii’s first sugar plantation?

Wahiawa composting facility might break ground in 2012

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 27, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to plans for a compost-making facility for the area north of Schofield Barracks in Wahiawa?

City no longer paying subsidy for recycling bins at schools

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 20, 2012
Whatever happened to the stalemate over the city’s “white bin” recycling program at Oahu schools?

Kumba gets his second wind following stem cell therapy

By Sarah Zoellick / szoellick@staradvertiser.com Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 13, 2012
QUESTION: Whatever happened to Kumba, the 13-year-old Rottweiler/ Labrador mix who underwent one of the state’s first in-clinic stem cell treatment surgeries in June at Surf Paws in Hawaii Kai to relieve severe arthritis in his hips?

State funds helped maintain Read Aloud America program

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to Read Aloud America, one of dozens of social service programs that suffered funding cuts last year due to the state's economic woes?

Law lets library fundraisers give funds to their branches

By Leila Fujimori Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the bill aimed at giving nonprofit groups more leeway in supporting their local state library branch?

3 brand-new state laws target cybercriminals

By Gordon Y.K. Pang Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 23, 2012
QUESTION: Whatever happened to efforts to enact stricter cybercrime laws this past legislative session?

Renovation plans in place for Kamamalu Building

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 02, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to renovations that were supposed to be done at the Kamamalu Building downtown?

$2,500 reward still stands in case of fatal dog shooting

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 19, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the case involving a 2-year-old white Maltese that was found shot and left for dead in Maunawili nearly two months ago?

Report on potential landfill sites expected by next month

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 19, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to recommendations for new landfill sites on Oahu proposed by the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Landfill Site Selection?

Anti-litter effort cloaks can ban aimed at boozers

By Paul J. Weber Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 05, 2012
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas » When it comes to new laws, Texas usually saves its bewilderment for ones from Washington. But this scorching summer, it's a single city ordinance on the popular Guadalupe River that is stirring frustration and confusion.

Kauai’s old sugar mills will be gone by year’s end

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 05, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the historic Lihue Sugar Mill and Kekaha Sugar Mill on Kauai that are slated to be demolished?

As state investigates case, a principal gets paid leave

By Mary Vorsino Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 05, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the principal of August Ahrens Elementary School in Waipahu, who was put on administrative leave following allegations of financial impropriety?

Former UH basketball coach keeps lowest of low profiles

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 14, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to former University of Hawaii head basketball coach Bob Nash?

Suspect in toddler’s death is scheduled to change plea

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 07, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the case of Ezekiel Wakinekona, who was charged with manslaughter in the death of 3-year-old Marley Makanani?

Bus drivers hurt in crashes are off the road, 1 for good

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 31, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the city bus drivers who were injured: March 16, 2011, when a 60-foot-tall ironwood tree fell on the bus on Pali Highway, and April 2 when the driver suffered a medical condition that led to a bus crashing into a concrete wall bordering Kawaiaha‘o Church?

Elderly ‘Jane Doe’ is getting care back in New Zealand

Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 24, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the homeless “Jane Doe” who was supposed to be reunited with her family in New Zealand?

Beach-goers frustrated by shorter restroom hours

By Gary T. Kubota Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 24, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the problem of homeless people occupying the public restrooms at the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor?

Ex-fire captain rents a house as his charred home is rebuilt

By Leila Fujimori Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 24, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to retired fire Capt. Richard Soo and his family after their home in Papakolea burned last year?

Vessels city used for TheBoat pressed into service in Seattle

By Rosemarie Bernardo Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, May 24, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the Rachel Marie and Melissa Ann, two catamarans used for the TheBoat water transit service from Leeward Oahu to downtown Honolulu?

1 case given to prosecutors, 1 pending, in officers’ deaths

By Sarah Zoellick / szoellick@staradvertiser.com Posted 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 12, 2012
Question: Whatever happened to the two drivers arrested following traffic incidents in September and January in which Honolulu police officers who had pulled over to the side of a highway were struck and killed?

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